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  • Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships

    Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships
    More cruise ship passengers can expect Internet service like they're used to at home. Beginning this fall, passengers aboard select Royal Caribbean International ships will be able to plug into a faster satellite-based Internet service powered by global...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/10 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.   ...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
  • Shedd Aquarium takes bite out of Shark Week

    Shedd Aquarium takes bite out of Shark Week
    Shark Week is not an official holiday. Not yet.  But the annual celebration of things toothy and cartilaginous now gets marked in dozens of countries around the world and even in places far inland, like Chicago. Indeed, it is pretty much a summer...
  • NBCSN Adds 'Men In Blazers' To Draw Interest To Soccer

    NBCSN said it had lured Embassy Row President Michael Davies and writer Roger Bennett to its fold to produce soccer program "Men In Blazers" for TV and digital outlets in an attempt to burnish the network's investment in English Premier League soccer....
  • Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA ruling and the myth of the student athlete

    WASHINGTON It may take a bit longer but it seems clear that college athletics is about to change dramatically and one of the most autocratic, often overbearing institutions ever conceived might never be the same. It's about time. The NCAA with its...
  • WOW cable bill is a shock to former customer

     WOW cable bill is a shock to former customer
    A general distrust of the digital world caused Sandra McIntyre to implement a new strategy in record keeping. The Beverly resident keeps all her receipts for seven years. So when WOW cable started sending bills for equipment she supposedly hadn't...
  • Letters: Fame is the name of the game

    Letters: Fame is the name of the game
    Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....
  • Dodgers-Angels merge as contenders in fast lane for Freeway Series

    For the most part, baseball has been very good to us in Southern California. Next week, it gets better. Dodgers versus Angels. Four games, the first two at Dodger Stadium on Monday and Tuesday nights, then Wednesday and Thursday nights at Angel Stadium....